History of Easthampton
Easthampton, Massachusetts
Year Incorporated

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Town Clerk
50 Payson Avenue
Easthampton, MA 01027
Phone: (413) 529-1460

On-Site Resources

Easthampton, Mass, by L. S. Smith.
A 1904 article originally published in New England Magazine, describes the founding and development of the town, located in Hampshire County. Profile of leading citizens, including the Willistons and Williston Academy; early slaughter and kidnapping of settlers by non-local Native American tribe, churches, schools, businesses and more.

Profile of the Town of Easthampton
A brief introduction to early Easthampton, extracted and edited from “History And Antiquities of Every Town In Massachusetts” by John Warner Barber, 1848. Includes some early town history and names of many early settlers.

Coming soon! — A brief historic profile of Easthampton
Extracted from Volume II of History of the Connecticut Valley in Massachusetts, by Louis H. Everts, 1879. Topics include geographical, natural features, early settlement, military, list of selectmen and town clerks, churches, schools, burial-places, industries, Easthampton's military record in the Rebellion.

Off-Site Links

Official Easthampton Home Page

Easthampton Census, 1790

Easthampton Profile (PDF Format). Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development.

Commonwealth Community Profile & Links related to the town including addresses of libraries.

Hampshire County
Western Mass History & Genealogy

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Last Update 29 Apr 2006